HIV/AIDS

Rock the Red Pump Campaign

I am wearing red shoes today because red is my favorite color red shoes are fierce as heck every 47 minutes, a woman tests positive for HIV in the United States. Big things can start in small spaces and with small ideas. Six years ago, I was having a G-chat conversation with my friend Karyn [...]

Luvvie’s Red Pumps

I’m rocking some fierce red pumps today because tomorrow (March 10) is National Women & Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD)! In March 2009, Karyn (The Fab Giver) and I launched The Red Pump Project to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Our mission is to promote HIV prevention through education, [...]

Red Pump Photo Shoot

YOOOO!!! So, today’s World AIDS Day, and the issue of HIV/AIDS is hella important to me (see: The Red Pump Project). And that’s why today, I’m traveling to Charlotte, NC for less than 24 hours today! I’ll be there for the 3rd annual Red Pump/Red Tie Affair, held by our amazing Charlotte ambassadors Jameka Whitten [...]

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So blessings rain down on me continuously and I just want to do all types of church scoots. God is clearly doing the wop and the cabbage patch in my life AS WE SPEAK! That’s the only explanation I got for it. What happened this time? Wells… The Black AIDS Institute, one of the leading organizations [...]

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So some of you know I founded an organization called The Red Pump Project with my girl Karyn Watkins of The Fabulous Giver. We raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women & girls, using red pumps as a symbol of empowerment. We’re national, with ambassadors around the country and we have events and [...]

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I’m rocking some fierce red pumps today because it’s National Women & Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). 2 years ago, I and Karyn of The Fab Giver launched The Red Pump Project to fuse fashion with HIV/AIDS. We asked bloggers to “Rock the Red Pump” and for people everywhere to put on their favorite pairs [...]

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I interrupt this regularly-scheduled IGnificence with something I care deeply about. For those who don’t know, I’m co-founder of The Red Pump Project (and its overarching nonprofit organization The Red Project Collective), a national initiative to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Red Pump is my baby! Anywho, we launched [...]

Rock the Red Pump – 500 in 50 Thumbnail

I interrupt this regularly-scheduled IGnificence with something I care deeply about. In case you don’t know, I’m co-founder of The Red Pump Project (and its overarching nonprofit organization The Red Project Collective), a national initiative to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. I feel like it’s my life’s work, and [...]

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